NGOs - Making a difference

This is a sincere attempt to collect information about NGOs, social and charitable organizations operating in our region (Hubli - Dharwad and rest of Karnataka).

What is a NGO?

Wikipedia meaning of NGO
According to Wikipedia, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) is a legally constituted organization created by private persons or organizations with no participation or representation of any government.

Definition of NGO at IndianNGOs.com
IndianNGOs.com defines a NGO as any non-profit, voluntary citizens' group which is organized on a local, national or international level.
Task-oriented and driven by people with a common interest, NGOs perform a variety of service and humanitarian functions, bring citizen concerns to Governments, advocate and monitor policies and encourage political participation through provision of information.

NGOs, Foundations, Charitable Organizations in Hubli - Dharwad and Karnataka

Deshpande Foundation
Deshpande Foundation is one of the leading philanthropic foundations in India in the areas of innovation, entrepreneurship and international development. Through its grantmaking, the Deshpande Foundation has helped launch innovative companies, helped NGOs develop an international presence and launched partnerships with some of the most remarkable change agents in the world today.
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The Deshpande Foundation Sandbox
The Deshpande Foundation Sandbox is a geographically defined area of Northwestern Karnataka that centers on the sister cities of Hubli-Dharwad. The Sandbox, as an area of contained development, is a region in which the Foundation hopes to promote innovation and inter-organizational collaboration as methods of creating sustainable change. Sandbox organizations will receive both funding and hands-on assistance, if needed, to help each organization grow and effectively achieve their programmatic goals. By creating a culture of entrepreneurship, innovation, and growth, the Deshpande Foundation believes that it will embed a lasting culture of transformation within Northwestern Karnataka.

Infosys Foundation
Through creating opportunities and working towards a more equitable society, the Infosys Foundation has made small, but effective strides in the areas of healthcare, education, social rehabilitation and the arts. Promoted by Infosys Technologies Limited, the Foundation offers the promise of a better tomorrow, through its projects across India.
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Akshaya Patra Foundation
The Akshaya Patra Foundation runs one of the largest NGO-run school meal programs in the world. Akshaya Patra is a strategic school-meal, holistic development program. It is an inclusive, social movement to empower underprivileged children with education tools to make them globally competent with food for the body, mind and intellect to create a human resources talent pool for the future to propel India into the league of developed nations.
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Akshaya Patra, Hubli

In partnership with Mrs. Sudha Murthy, Chairperson, Infosys Foundation, The Akshaya Patra Foundation has started the nutritious mid-day meal program in Hubli from July 2004. Initially, 3500 children studying in 14 schools were covered. As of December 2007 the Akshaya Patra program is serving mid-day meals to 1,80,861 children in 644 schools every day spread across the districts of Hubli-Dharwad and Haveri.

Vidya Poshak
Vidya Poshak is a registered NGO involved in assisting and empowering the meritorious but impoverished student community. It is a society for development of education.
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Bhagawan Mahaveer Limbs and Calipers Center
Bhagawan Mahaveer Limbs and Calipers Center, Hubli is a social Organization set up during 1995 by like – minded enthusiastic youth with an object to serve humanity at large and poor physically handicapped in particular, irrespective of caste, color and creed.
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Citizen Charitable Trust
The Citizen Charitable Trust is registered as a charity in India and it supports the provision for professional input and training in healthcare services in the Hubli-Dharwad region of North Karnataka.
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This list will be continuously updated to include many more organizations.


6 comments:

pavi said...

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anupama said...

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